Yes, you can obtain an attorney that has domestic violence trial experience prior to your next Court date. Although there are numerous matrimonial attorneys, not that many have handled full domestic violence trials. If a FRO (Final Restraining Order) is entered against you it can have permanent adverse consequences. You will need to have an in person consultation with an attorney right away. An experienced domestic violence attorney can make all the difference in the world. Good luck.
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Attorney Leonard Boyer has given you a an excellent answer in regards to what you need to do. GET A LAWYER NOW! Good lawyers will answer their phones 24/7 and be able to give you an in office appointment the same day or next day if they practice in this area of law A good lawyer will never talk about your case over the phone but only in the office and a good lawyer may not be the cheapest but what value do you get if your hire a cheap lawyer and lose your case.
If your TRO becomes final and you lose if for some reason you are even in the same grocery store as your wife anytime in the future (restriaing orders are for life unless recinded by the complainants agreement)) you will face criminal charges. You cannot play with a TRO you must fight it otherwise your going to need a lawyer like me to defend you from a criminal charge and trust me jail is not fun. In one respect your lucky because many times a TRO also comes with a criminal charge of either assault or harassment. The fact that you have not mentioned this in your answer is at least a positive sign for your case. Call a lawyer now and setup an appointment. Good Luck!
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You can and should retain an attorney that handles DV cases. We are not permitted to ask you to hire us. You can start by clicking on the attorneys that have answered your case and review their credentials. If you do not have an attorney by the court date ask the judge for more time so you can hire an attorney.
All of the answers previously provided are well thought out. Hire an attorney experienced in DV matters and do it quickly. Good luck. You should check the credentials of any attorney that you are considering hiring.
It only takes a short time to hire a lawyer over the phone or in person. Don't waste any more time...get dialing.
Absolutely! there are many attorneys who can help you. In what county is the TRO?
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